“Happier Than Ever” is a song by American singer Billie Eilish released on July 30, 2021. She is widely known for her self-written successful debut single, Ocean Eyes.
On December 18, 2001, Billie Eilish was born Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell, in Los Angeles, California, into a family of musicians-actors. She grew up with her elder brother Finneas O’Connell, the most considerable influence in her life. Talking about her relationship, she was previously romantically involved with rapper Brandon Adams a.k.a 7:AMP.
Billie Eilish was the youngest person featured in 2020 on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. She is the winner of two American Music Awards, one BRIT Award, and seven Grammy Awards. Being the youngest female artist ever to win the Prestigious Album of the year award, she won it in 2020 for her album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Birth Name: Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell
Date of Birth: December 18, 2001
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Age: 20 years (as of 2022)
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
Composition of the song
The song “Happier Than Ever” was first used in the 2021 documentary film Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry with its lyrics, “when I’m away from you, I’m happier than ever, wish I could explain it better. Wish it wasn’t true”.
Eilish posted on her Instagram, “things are coming gig,” which mentioned an upcoming musical release in April 2021. After one week later, on her Instagram account, she released a 15-second long snippet of the song in the visuals of which she sits in a chair with her back to the camera describes the clip speculating that it is “welcoming Billie’s brand new era.”
The sheet music for this track was published in the key of C major, set in the time signature of 4 in the first half, with 90 beats per minute and 8 midway. Her vocal range travels from E3 to C5.
Quick Details of the song
- Song – “Happier Than Ever”
- Artist: Billie Eilish
- Released: 2021
- Album-Same name
- Label: Darkroom, Interscope
- Genera: Rock, soul, pop-punk
- Written By: Billie Eilish, Finneas O’ Connell
- Produced by: Finneas
The song received critically widespread acclaim from audiences alike. The song received four nominations at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards, including Song of the Year and Record of the Year.
The track received widespread critical acclaim. David Smyth named the track a ” Jazzy acoustic soul” song. Justin Curto said that that “Happier Than Ever” transitions “from a gently strummed balled to a monstrous rock scorcher.”